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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
(China-rose)

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (China-rose)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • China-rose
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Ornamental
  • Traditional/folklore

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.

Preferred Common Name

  • China-rose

International Common Names

  • Spanish: cucarda
  • French: Rose de Chine

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Chinesischer Rosen- Eibisch; Chinesischer Roseneibisch
  • Italy: Rosa della China
  • Netherlands: heemstroos, Chineese

EPPO code

  • HIBRS (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Malvales
  •                         Family: Malvaceae
  •                             Genus: Hibiscus
  •                                 Species: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aleurodicus dispersus (whitefly); Aleurodicus dugesii; Aphelenchoides fragariae (strawberry crimp nematode); Candidatus Phytoplasma trifolii (clover proliferation phytoplasma); Choanephora cucurbitarum (Choanephora fruit rot); Hibiscus chlorotic ringspot virus; Hibiscus latent ringspot virus; Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Okra mosaic virus; Paracoccus marginatus (papaya mealybug); Phenacoccus solenopsis (cotton mealybug); Phytoplasma brasiliense; Pseudomonas cichorii (bacterial blight of endive); Pseudomonas hibiscicola (leaf spot); Pseudomonas syringae pv. hibisci (leafspot); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Rhizoecus hibisci (root mealybug); Senecio vulgaris

Minor host of:

Achatina fulica (giant African land snail); Alfalfa mosaic virus (alfalfa yellow spot); Anomis flava (cotton semi-looper); Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi (Chrysanthemum foliar eelworm); Attacus atlas (atlas moth); Brevipalpus phoenicis (false spider mite); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Choanephora infundibulifera; Coccidohystrix insolita (eggplant mealybug); Cotton leaf curl disease complex (leaf curl disease of cotton); Cotton leaf curl Multan virus; Crocidosema plebejana (cotton tipworm); Eggplant mottled dwarf virus (tomato vein yellowing virus); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Hop stunt viroid (hop stunt viroid); Icerya samaraia (steatococcus scale); Megalurothrips distalis; Phenacoccus madeirensis (Madeira mealybug); Phytophthora nicotianae (black shank); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Rastrococcus iceryoides (mango mealy bug); Rhopalosiphum maidis (green corn aphid); Rosellinia bunodes (black root rot); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Sophonia orientalis (two-spotted leafhopper); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Theretra clotho; Tomato mosaic virus (tomato mosaic)

Wild host of:

Anthonomus vestitus (Peruvian boll weevil); Earias biplaga (spiny bollworm); Pratylenchus loosi (root lesion nematode)

Host of (source - data mining):

Dysmicoccus grassii; Eacles magnifica; Hemicheyletia bregetovae; Macroura concolor; Marumba dyras; Oxycarenus laetus (dusty cotton stainer); Tectocoris diophthalmus (bug, Chinese); Trialeurodes vaporariorum (whitefly, greenhouse)

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry

General

  • Ornamental

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore